What is a VDR?

Purchasers often define the type of documents that vendors must supply as part of the supply contract. The Vendor Document Requirements (or VDR) is the list of those document types. Each line typically includes a document code, description, and delivery timeline (e.g....

PUMPS & VALVES Dortmund 2020

PUMPS & VALVES Dortmund 2020 takes place at the Messe Dortmund conference center in Germany from February 12-13, 2020. Last year’s event in 2019 drew 2,894 visitors and 68 exhibitors. The show is very German-centric in terms of visitors and exhibitors so if...

Cloud Computing To Continue Growing in 2020

83% Of Enterprise Workloads Will Be In The Cloud By 2020. This is the title of recent article on Forbes.com discussing the expected continued migration of enterprise applications (like DocBoss) to the cloud and how companies continue to increase its embrace. More...

Oil & Gas Industry Trends for 2020

As we move into 2020, forecasters are making predictions as to how the oil and gas industry will fare and what we can expect in terms of production and gas pump prices. In 2018. the US was the single largest producer of oil, producing around 15.3 million barrels per...

SPE Conferences in Calgary, Alberta

The co-located SPE Canada Unconventional Resources and SPE Heavy Oil Technical Conference take place March 18-19, 2020 at the BMO Centre at Stampede Park in Calgary, Alberta. The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is a non-profit organization with over 158,000...

Documentation Trends for 2019

We came across an interesting article entitled The 8 Biggest Document Management Trends for 2019 that discusses many trends applicable to those who work in document control. It’s interesting to have a look at the expected trends with 2019 coming to an end and...

Oman Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference

The Oman Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference takes place at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, Muscat, Oman in March 2020. The exhibition occurs from March 9-11, 2020 and the conference takes place from March 8-11, 2020. From the conference website:...

What it’s like to be a Document Controller

We came across an interesting video on YouTube called What it’s like to be a Document Controller that involves a short interview with a document controller who works in the UK. A few interesting points are mentioned by the interviewee: She refers to the need for...

Can I use Sharepoint for Document Control?

INTRA vs INTER company document control Controlling documents which are edited only inside your company is the focus for most document solutions. From the days before document control software, we saved files with the revision embedded in the file name. This allowed...